by Darrell FalconburgRichard Weaver’s book Ideas Have Consequences presents the harmful effects of nominalism on Western civilization since it gained prominence in the Late Middle Ages. This philosophical revolution toward nominalism was not only a pivotal event in Western history. It was, in fact, the pivotal event. Many of our modern woes stem from the acceptance of nominalism and the rejection of philosophical realism back in the fourteenth century... [MORE]
Rome and Caesar are unknown to modern elites who refuse to believe in the existence of great men.READ MORE ›
by micah mattix
That Herman Melville became a writer in the first place—and later the author of the Great American Novel, as some people think of Moby-Dick—would have surprised his father, Allan, who said (when Melville was seven) that he was “very backward in speech & somewhat slow in comprehension.” His older brother, Gansevoort, was the one destined […]
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By John Horvat on Jan 17, 2021 04:00 pm
Ryszard Legutko’s “The Cunning of Freedom” pierces through the darkness of today’s shallow notions of freedom and exposes the dangers of continuing on the present course. The author indicates a metaphysical path whereby postmodern man might find that truth that will set him free. The Cunning of Freedom: Saving the Self in an Age ...
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